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Tarot Magick: Carl Jung, Synchronicity and Divination

Sting and The Police were so fascinated by it that they named their final studio album after it, and Carl Jung, the prominent Swiss psychologist, dedicated his career to it. What do the musicians and the psychologist have in common? Synchronicity, or as Jung called it, "the acausal connecting principle." Interestingly, when you read the works of Jung, synchronicity begins to sound more like a law of nature than a psychological principle. And in fact, to … [Read more...]

Reading the Tarot Intuitively

You have seen the beautiful tarot decks at a store or fair. You may have gotten a reading from a professional. The Tarot interest you. You buy the deck that calls to you with its artwork. Now what do you do? How do you actually use your beautiful, new tarot deck? You can, of course, read the little pamphlet and memorize all the meanings of all the cards, upright and reversed (when a tarot card is drawn upside down is called 'reversed'). You might discover, however, … [Read more...]

Tarot Card Meditation

Preparation for Tarot Meditaion Preparation is an important part of your tarot meditation. Aside from ensuring that you have everything you need for the meditation, it helps to create a ritual and routine that prepares your body and mind for the experience. Avoid eating a heavy meal before your meditation, preferably leaving two hours between eating and meditating. Top up with plenty of fluids before meditating, as this helps to ensure good hydration, needed for … [Read more...]

A Simple Guide to Creating Your Own Tarot Spreads

Whether you're a seasoned reader of Tarot cards, or a newbie just learning the ropes, the time may come when you want to create your own Tarot spreads. It may be that you've found it difficult to locate a spread that addresses your specific situation, or you may simply want to expand your skills by creating spreads that speak specifically to you. Whatever the reason, designing your own Tarot spreads is an easy process once you have a solid plan for doing so. Learn … [Read more...]